Cayman Islands Travel Updates

The Cayman Islands Government has issued a three-phase reopening plan for the Cayman Islands. 

Relaxing in the Cayman Islands

On October 1, 2020, the Cayman Islands reopened airports to property owners, permanent residents, and work permit holders. Cayman Islands airports are open to repatriation flights on Cayman Airways, British Airways and private charter flights. However, airports will remain closed to nonessential and leisure travel indefinitely

Phase III Travel Requirements

  • Make sure you are in a category permitted to travel to the Cayman Islands.
  • Effective 14 January 2021, all in-bound travelers must undergo pre-arrival PCR testing 3 days prior to arrival to the Cayman Islands, if aged 10 years or older.
  • If so, you must fill out a TravelTime Form prior to arrival for pre-approval.
  • Those accepted to travel will be required to wear a digital tracking bracelet and self-quarantine for 15 days upon arrival at a private residence. You do have the option to stay at a hotel as well. The digital tracking bracelet is a biometric monitoring device that keeps track of your vitals and location.
  • You will be tested for Covid upon arrival at the Owen Roberts International Airport and taken by approved transport to your accommodation.
  • At the end of the 15-day quarantine, you must have a negative Covid PCR test to travel around the Caymans.

For more information on the protocols for returning to the Cayman Islands, please visit -----.


Cayman Islands Travel FAQ

 Who is allowed to travel to the Cayman Islands?

Currently, travel is open to only permanent residents, property owners,  and work-permit holders.


Will I have to self-quarantine upon arrival?

Yes, travelers who are approved to travel to the Cayman Islands must self-quarantine for 15 days upon arrival. You will also be fitted with a tracking device to ensure you are following quarantine guidelines.


When will I be allowed to travel freely around the Caymans?

You will be allowed to travel freely once your 15 days of quarantine are complete and your COVID PCR test result is negative.


Are masks required on the Cayman Islands?

Masks are no longer required in many public places in the Caymans. Masks are required on public transport, at airports, and in healthcare facilities and prison.


Is social distancing required?

Social distancing is no longer required.


Is there a limit on public gatherings?

Public gatherings have now increased to 1,000 people, and the capacity on excursion boats has increased to 250.